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Sara Nelson
Sara  Nelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shrewsbury, Mass.

High School:
Shrewsbury


05/13/2017

Rowing Competes at American Championship

Third Varsity 8+ Earns Second; Second Varsity 8+ Places Third

04/30/2017

Rowing Places Eighth Overall at Eastern Sprints

Third Varsity 4+ with Bronze Medal Finish

04/15/2017

Rowing Earns Four First-Place Finishes at Holy Cross

Varsity 8+ Claims Irving-Christensen Cup

04/09/2017

Productive Weekend for Rowing at Knecht Cup

Some Saturday Races Postponed to Sunday Due to Wind

03/17/2017

Rowing Starts Spring on High Note at UCF

One First-Place, Three Second-Place Boats

AT UCONN: Is in her third year as a member of the team.

 

FALL 2016: Competed as stroke of the Open Eight ‘C’ and Open Four ‘D’ at the Head of the Riverfront, and stroke of the Club Eight ‘B’ at the Head of the Schuylkill.

 

2015-16:  Competed as a member of the Second Varsity Four; finished the season as stroke at the American Athletic Conference Championship.  In the fall, competed as stroke of the Open Eight ‘C’ at the Head of the Riverfront and the Club Eight ‘B’ at the Head of the Schuylkill. 

 

2014-15: Competed as a member of the Third Varsity Four; finished the season in the stroke seat of the Third Varsity Four that placed third at the American Athletic Conference Championship.  In the fall, competed as stroke of the Novice Eight that won and six seat of the Varsity Eight ‘D’ at the Head of the Riverfront, and two seat of the Novice Eight ‘A’ that won the Head of the Schuylkill.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Shrewsbury High School … earned eight varsity letters as a member of the rowing team, won silver medal at the 2014 Massachusetts Public Championships, team MVP, Coaches Award recipient and was team captain … member of the basketball team … honor roll student … National Honor Society member.

 

PERSONAL: Sara Michelle Nelson … Environmental Engineering major … born on June 29, 1995 … Daughter of Michael and Dawn Nelson … Has two sisters, Elisabeth and Jenna, and one brother, Matthew.

 

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